Ronald Joseph Tocchini Pens Unique Travelogue Guide

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New book, ‘Cruising the Mediterranean and Beyond,’ brings readers along for the ride.

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The new book, “Cruising the Mediterranean and Beyond” (published by Trafford Publishing), takes readers on a journey to the warm island sun and rushing waters of the Mediterranean and immerses them in the museums and cultures of romantic and distant locations with author Ronald Joseph Tocchini as the guide.

Readers who have never visited the majestic city of Madrid or sailed the Mediterranean Sea will find a detailed and personalized account waiting for them in “Cruising the Mediterranean and Beyond.” Inspired by a genuine fascination to explore the western Mediterranean, Tocchini adds a personal touch to the description of his travels to places like Barcelona, the Balearic Islands, Gibraltar, The Canary Islands and Madeira.

As readers follow Tocchini and his companion, Sara, on their trip by air, boat and train to and through the Mediterranean, he hopes they are stimulated by his experience and inspired to visit, explore and discover the places of their dreams.

An excerpt from “Cruising the Mediterranean and Beyond”:

“At sea again, our ship sailed with the sun and the breeze at the stern. Basking in the solar rays of the late afternoon, we observed dolphins frolicking in the liner’s wake. How magnificent the spectacle! What a sight to behold!”

Cruising the Mediterranean and Beyond
By Ronald Joseph Tocchini
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 62 pages | ISBN 9781466966208
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 62 pages | ISBN 9781466966185
E-Book | 62 pages | ISBN 9781466966192
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Ronald Joseph Tocchini was born and raised in San Francisco. His accomplishments in high school won him a full, four-year scholarship to the University of Notre Dame, Ind., where he majored in romance languages and literature and graduated in 1964. He also received a master’s degree from the University of San Francisco and completed all coursework for a Ph.D. in romance languages and literatures at U.C. Berkeley. An instructor for 43 years, Tocchini’s subjects were: Spanish, Italian, English, English for speakers of other languages and American history. He taught high school for 17 years, three years at U.C. Berkeley and 23 years at City College of San Francisco. Tocchini has written and published three other books: “The Carrot on a String”, “Hear and Answer Me” and “A Literary Collage.”

Trafford Publishing, an Author Solutions, LLC, author services imprint, was the first publisher in the world to offer an “on-demand publishing service,” and has led the independent publishing revolution since its establishment in 1995. Trafford was also one of the earliest publishers to utilize the Internet for selling books. More than 10,000 authors from over 120 countries have utilized Trafford’s experience for self publishing their books. For more information about Trafford Publishing, or to publish your book today, call 1-888-232-4444 or visit

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